On Friday, February 8, the Sippican Woman’s Club will have Catherine McLaughlin, author of the recently published novel Blue Collars. She will read excerpts from her book, which is set in the South End of New Bedford, Massachusetts during a transformational time in American History, the late 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. Blue Collars is a timeless story of a family’s enduring love triumphing over poverty, abuse, and heartache.
Author and artist Catherine McLaughlin grew up in New Bedford and was a professor of English and writing at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Framingham State University for over 40 years. Now in retirement, she lives in Dartmouth with her two cats.
There will be a finger lunch at 12:30 pm, followed by a brief business meeting before Ms. McLaughlin’s presentation. The program will take place at Handy’s Tavern, 152 Front Street, Marion, Massachusetts. New Members and guests are always welcome. If interested, please call Jeanne Lake at 508-748-0619.